Tag Archives: Northern Cape

The New Age

The New Age

About The New Age: The New Age newspaper is a South African national daily newspaper, owned and operated by TNA Media (Pty) Ltd. TNA Media was established in June 2010 and the first publication of The New Age was on 6 December 2010. Although when the paper was launched, the owners said that The New Age would specifically present a positive image of the South African ruling political party, the African National Congress (ANC), the paper’s current stated goal is to focus on the positive…

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Diamond Fields Advertiser

Diamond Fields Advertiser

About Diamond Fields Advertiser: The early days: The earliest paper on the Diamond Fields was a weekly called the Diamond Field, published from 15 October 1870 at Pniel. It moved the following year first to Du Toit’s Pan and then New Rush (later renamed Kimberley). Another of the early papers was the Diamond News. The Independent, owned by William Ling in 1876, was acquired by J. B. Robinson. By the late 1870s the success of the Independent had forced the Diamond Field to close, but…

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Business Day

Business Day

About Business Day: Business Day is a national daily newspaper in South Africa, published from Monday to Friday and also available as an e-paper. Based in Rosebank, Johannesburg. It is edited by Peter Bruce and published by BDFM Publishers, which is also the parent company of the Financial Mail magazine and Business Day TV (formerly known as Summit TV). It is owned by Times Media Group. The newspaper, launched on 1 May 1985, covers all major national and international news, with a specific focus on…

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Volksblad

Volksblad

About Volksblad: The Volksblad is an Afrikaans-language daily newspaper published in Bloemfontein, South Africa, and distributed in the Free State and Northern Cape provinces, where it is the largest Afrikaans daily. ‘We have gategories like News, Sport, Business, Opinion, Arts & Entertainment, Multimedia, Schedule to choose our news from. Volksblad front page have news from the month and on top the news in hours. The latest news everyday. History VOLKSBLAD, the oldest Afrikaans daily newspaper in South Africa, made its first appearance on 18 November…

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Die Burger

Die Burger

About Die Burger: Die Burger is a daily Afrikaans-language newspaper. Along with Beeld and Volksblad, it is one of three broadsheet dailies in the Media24 stable. History On 18 December 1914, sixteen prominent Afrikaners gathered in Stellenbosch to discuss the establishment of a national newspaper. With considerable financial support from local philanthropists Jannie and Christiaan Marais, the project soon got off the ground, with the founding of de Nasionale Pers (“the National Press”) and the selection of Dr. D. F. Malan as editor of its…

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The Star

The Star

About The Star: The Star is a daily newspaper based in Gauteng, South Africa. It is one of the titles under the Independent News & Media South Africa group. History The Star newspaper appeared for the first time in Johannesburg as The Eastern Star. It was founded in Grahamstown under that title on 6 January 1871, and was moved to the Witwatersrand sixteen years later by its owners, brothers Thomas and George Sheffield. In 1889, the name Eastern Star was changed to the one currently…

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Die Son

About Die Son: Die Son is an Afrikaans-language South African tabloid reporting sensational news. It is the South African newspaper with the largest increase in readership in recent years. The newspaper appears as a daily paper in some provinces and in other provinces as a weekly paper. The editorial seat is in Cape Town. The English-language edition and the Afrikaans edition share most of the content both with news and advertisement in them, except differences such as the Page 3 girl feature that the English…

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City Press

About City Press: City Press is a South African English-language Sunday newspaper. It is mostly for black readers and is the third on the country’s biggest selling newspaper. The newspaper is carrying news from South Africa, the continent and the rest of the world.  City Press have aSunday newspaper with a glossy lifestyle magazine named  iMagazine. City Press celebrates its 30th Anniversary in March 2012 The newspaper is distributed nationally and in neighbouring countries, including Botswana, Lesotho, Namibia and Swaziland. It has a readership of…

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Daily Sun

Daily Sun

About Daily Sun: Daily Sun is the biggest daily newspaper in South Africa. It targets readers in and around the major urban centres. Most readers are black, English – literate with high – school or further education, we also have working-class earners – they are the economic core of South Africa. The newspaper is known for the horrific stories it publishes daily and is often criticized for its heavy reporting of tikoloshe stories. Daily Sun’s unique selling point has always been to understand what readers…

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The Sunday Times (South Africa)

The Sunday Times

About The Sunday Times: The Sunday Times is no stranger to controversy, given its hardline approach to South African politics. The Sunday Times is a popular newspaper in South African. It has an audited circulation of 253 121 a year earlier-2013, making it the largest weekly newspaper in South Africa. Recently it was involved in a exposing a corruption scandal involving the South African government’s US$6 billion arms deal. The newspaper was founded in 1906. The newspaper have Categories of the folowing: News Sport Business…

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